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The Sinking Ship

££ - £££American, ,
4923 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1183
+1 317-920-7999
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good43%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“tots” (2 reviews)
“burgers” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegan Options
££ - £££
4923 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1183
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Wanted a fun, funky place to try. Have driven past for years - pulled in to see how it was. Fun dive bar - exactly what you would expect. Eclectic music, strangely dark movies showing on the TV's. Great menu. Wife had one of their...More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to meet friends or hang out and meet new ones. Large beer selection, 8 on tap that I believe rotate ( mainly local ). Food is good. Straight forward menu with good vegan choices ( yes, more then one ) and variety for...More

Thank Schlaffy
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Looking for some veg options, we decided to check out The Sinking Ship. Walking in, the place was clean with some hard rock pumping out of a jukebox. This is a place for 21 and over only, so no kiddies. We were seated and our...More

Thank fishnhomey
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Dive Sports bar (in a good way), a vegetarian gyro sounded perfect after too much junk during the holidays. It was delicious, as was my wife's brisket. Service was great. Our mimosas were so-so.

Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The bar appeared to be a little grunge first walking in but the food was outstanding. What a great find! Would definitely go back if I was in the area

1  Thank bugsy554
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I had lunch for the first time at The Sinking Ship. It was a pleasant experience. The food was good and the service was excellent. In addition, on Mondays all whiskeys are 25% off. Lunch is a little early for me to start drinking whiskey...More

Thank Danny813
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Easy walking from Indy Hostel, food was great, staff was friendly. It is a bar setting with tables for dining. Planty of TV screens.

Thank Liztraveler22
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The Sinking Ship, located at 4923 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN offers great burgers, great beer, and an eccentric/young crowd which makes for a fun experience! This place is on par and even rivals with what one would expect to see in a hipster dive...More

Thank McCall E
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Great food. Chill staff. This place never disappoints. I WISH I could still handle the loud, fun, happy drinking bar scene. I'm too old now, but if I wasn't - I would hang out here. The jukebox takes pictures, the ambiance is Hemingway-light, and the...More

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Seriously, try their mac & cheese. Lots of Vegan options on the menu...great beer selection. Open super late, too.

Thank Christine M
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Restaurant Details

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American, Bar, Pub, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4923 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1183
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-920-7999
Vegan and Carnivore Food. Daily Drink Specials. We show Wrestling, Hockey, and weird movies. No other sports are shown. #shipshit
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